Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)4,3242,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape1n/a24.239.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault14n/a338.2211.0248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)362293383
Burglary45n/a1,087.0479.3430.4
Theft116n/a2,801.91,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a72.5177.4237.4
Property crime164n/a (estimate)3,9612,1252,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Jefferson, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Jefferson, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Jefferson, IA averages 79% higher than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 58% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Jefferson, IA is 23% higher than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 5% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 86% higher than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 68% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Jefferson, IA area.
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The Jefferson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jefferson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Jefferson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.85 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has increased by 64%.

Compare Jefferson, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jefferson, IA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Iowa as well as those across America as a whole. The Jefferson, IA total amount of daily offenses is 1.79 times more than the Iowa average and 1.58 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jefferson, IA is 1.23 times more than the Iowa average, and it is 1.06 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jefferson, IA has a daily crime figure that is 1.86 times more than the Iowa average and 1.68 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jefferson (higher is better)

How safe is Jefferson, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jefferson, IA is safer than 21% of the cities in Iowa and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Jefferson, IA. Overall, Jefferson, IA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 276
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 24
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jefferson, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Jefferson, IA, you have a 1 in 276 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson, IA is 1 in 24.

Year Over Year Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jefferson, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Jefferson, IA has increased by 72%, the amount of property crime in Jefferson, IA has increased by 64%, and the total amount of crime in Jefferson, IA has increased by 64% year to year.

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 7 Jefferson police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.5% less than the Iowa average and 50.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dawson, IA1583712,6883,058
Paton, IA2453982,8893,288
Perry, IA7,8762043,1573,361
Jamaica, IA2424102,9713,380
Beaver, IA1274122,9903,402
Boxholm, IA2214173,0233,439
Grand Junction, IA8384203,0433,463
Jefferson, IA4,2073623,9614,324

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jasper, FL4,2072411,8532,093
Emerald Lakes, PA4,2082501,3161,566
Monongahela, PA4,2085093,2213,730
Sparks, TX4,2084562,6633,119
Silverthorne, CO4,2063472,4272,774
Jefferson, IA4,2073623,9614,324
Source: The Jefferson, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
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